It might seem strange that today I want to talk to you about why you should never give another childcare parent tour. As a childcare provider, one of the ways you gain clients is the parent tour. That is what you are trying to get to after you have posted your ad and a parent calls inquiring about your child care. I try to give just enough information to get the parent intrigued enough to make an appointment to come in. Once I can get them here, I know they will love it. So why should you never give a parent tour? Keep reading …[Read more…] about Why you should never give a childcare parent tour
Yesterday, we talked about why a provider needs to take a good look at “How to set your childcare rates”. In that post, I talked about how and why it is important for a childcare provider to know exactly what their rates are.
Today, I would like to look at how to successfully convey your rates to clients and how to develop a strategy to know how and when to raise your rates. Oh and don’t miss the FREE DOWNLOAD![Read more…] about How to set your childcare rates & when to raise them, Part 2
Enrollment is something that is constantly on a child care provider’s mind. Of course, you need children to enroll in your program, but if you do not consider what you will charge, even if all your enrollment spots are filled you still may not bring in enough income to make your business viable. It is absolutely imperative to know how to set your childcare rates and when to raise them.
Today, I want to talk to you about why it is important for a child care provider to consider how they will set their rates and why they should charge that. Then, because this can be such a make or break issue, I will continue the discussion addressing how to successfully (and professionally) convey your rate policy to your potential clients as well as how and when to raise your rates in Part 2.[Read more…] about How to set your childcare rates & when to raise them, Part 1
I think one of the biggest things we struggle with as providers, especially if we are new to the profession, is how to build credibility for our childcare business.
I mean here we are trying to convince complete strangers that we are capable of taking care of one of the most precious things in their lives; their child. So today, I thought we would see what ways we could build credibility for childcare providers.[Read more…] about How to Build Credibility For Your Childcare Business
How do you tell a childcare parent about a bad day? It can at least feel a little tricky to have to tell parents that their child didn’t have the best day. But read why it’s often the best thing you can do. For the parent, the provider and the child.[Read more…] about How to tell parents about a bad day